'Soviet Female Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova Brooch' brooch by Kate Rowland.

'Soviet Female Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova' brooch by Kate Rowland.
Measures 5cm x 5cm.
Made from sustainable plywood and transparent acrylic.
Fastened by a brooch pin.

A brooch inspired by the cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, first woman in space! 

The brooch is made from laser engraved plywood and blue translucent acrylic. There are two small hand painted details, the orange planet and her white snoopy cap (or CCA - communications carrier assembly). 

Please keep away from water and moisture to avoid damage to the wood. Avoid direct sunlight.

Kate Rowland is a jewellery designer and illustrator, living and working in Northamptonshire, UK.

Her design ethos is to create playful, conversation-starting jewellery made from ethically sourced materials. She studied illustration and brings her love of drawing into the jewellery. She draws each piece by hand, and works to retain the hand drawn aesthetic through the precise laser cutting process.

Kate uses responsibly sourced poplar plywood and british manufactured jewellery findings. She laser cuts and etches all her designs before they are finished, painted and assembled by hand.